17 April 2015

Ecopetrol receives patent for technology to counteract fuel theft

Piedecuesta, April 17 2015. Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Trade granted a patent for a system for plugging leaks in pipelines and fluid transport ...

16 April 2015

YPF launches its plan of national production of sand

Buenos Aires, April 16, 2015. Since the discovery of a deposit of sand in Chubut, YPF started an ambitious project to reduce costs and replace imports of this commodity, which is key to the production ...

13 April 2015

Energy demands create opportunities for investment in the region

Despite low international prices, Latin America continues to be a pole of development with opportunities for energy investment.

During the closing of Conference ARPEL 2015, held April 7-9 in Punta del Este, Uruguay, the ...

13 April 2015

Predicted crude oil price for second half of 2015 around US$ 58 WTI and US$ 68 Brent

The crude oil WTI price could reach US$ 58 and the Brent price US$ 68 during the second half of this year, due to the increase in consumption and refining in the United States, predicted ...

13 April 2015

Climate change and population growth: key issues for the global energy sector

In the framework of Conference ARPEL 2015, experts stated that global energy consumption would increase by 50 % in the next 35 years.

Population growth, in addition to the increase in energy consumption, mainly ...

17 March 2015

The current situation of the oil and gas industry in Latin America and the Caribbean will be the key theme of the Conference ARPEL 2015

The current situation of the oil and gas industry, the new global geopolitical map, and the analysis of challenges and opportunities for the growth of the sector will be the main topics of the Oil ...

19 December 2014

First Regional Forum on Governance, Risk and Compliance organized by ARPEL and IBP

The first Latin American Forum on Governance, Risk and Compliance in the oil and gas sector, organized by the Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) ...

11 December 2014

ANCAP trained local suppliers with the support of ARPEL


Suppliers of ANCAP recently participated in a training course on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), carried out by ARPEL at the request of  the Uruguayan state company.


The course was developed at ...